College of Sciences

Academic Advising

Here at the CoS Student Success we offer professional academic advising for your major, to supplement and support your Department Undergraduate Advisor. We also have Peer Mentors (current CoS students) that can assist you in planning out your academic schedule and answer general questions about your major and university policies.

All Spring 2020 CoS Academic Advising is now Virtual, follow these instructions to make a Zoom Appointment or email us at sciences.studentsuccess@sdsu.edu 

What is Academic Advising:

Advising is a mentoring and learning partnership that empowers students to identify and achieve their academic and professional goals and take ownership of their education.  Advising helps students navigate degree requirements, connect with resources, and support holistic growth. 

Advising Tools:

Advising Syllabus

 

Appointments

If making an appointment with a professional academic advisor or making an appointment with your department advisor. You should try and come prepared with questions.

Walk-in

You are always welcome to walk-in to our Student Success Center anytime during our business hours to ask questions or meet with a Peer Mentor to help schedule your classes for your major.

CoS Student Success Center

Professional Staff Advisors

Dr. Emilio Ulloa

Dr. Emilio Ulloa

College of Sciences Director of Advising

PhD in Social Psychology
Associate Professor of Psychology

I think the SDSU College of Sciences Student Success Center (CoS SSC) is going to be a great resource for CoS students. We are going to work hard to find creative ways to support all College of Science students through academic advising, programming, and access to academic and career development resources, and opportunities. We want you all to know that this center belongs to you- your input, your needs, and your experience are important to us. So please stop by as often as you can to see what’s new.

Contact

Office Hours: By Appointment

Email: emilio.ulloa@sdsu.edu

Office Phone: 619-594-2569

Dr. Stacy Ochoa

Dr. Stacy Ochoa

College of Sciences Associate Director of Advising

Ph.D. Biology, M.Ed. Education
Department of Biology Lecturer

I am excited to be part of the College of Sciences Student Success Center (CoS SSC). At the center we want to support you to successfully navigate this important step towards the successful career of your choice. We are here to provide advice and mentorship. Feel free to stop by anytime and frequently with questions or problems about classes, study abroad information, career advising, and research opportunities or just to check in. Make sure to look through the rest of our website for opportunities and for more information.

Contact

Office Hours: By Appointment

Email: sochoa@sdsu.edu

Office Phone: 619-594-1152

Marisa Reynoso

Marisa Reynoso

CoS Student Success Center, Assistant Director

M.A. in Education with a concentration in Counseling

As an Academic Advisor in the CoS Student Success Center, I am dedicated to your success! My role is to support all CoS students through individual academic advising, providing access to academic and career development resources while also offering guidance and personal counseling related to self-awareness and personal, professional growth. My goal is to be your professional advocate, let’s work together to ensure you get the appropriate advising necessary to efficiently progress through your major while preventing barriers to learning. Please come visit soon, no appointment is necessary!

Contact

Office Hours: M-F 9:00am-4:00pm

Email: mreynoso@sdsu.edu

Office Phone: 619-594-1124

Rosalynn Ayala

Rosalynn Ayala

CoS Student Success Center, Academic Advisor

M.Ed. Postsecondary Administration & Student Affairs 

As an academic advisor, I take a student centered approach to support students in their journey towards their academic and professional goals. I am a student advocate and I am committed to partnering with students to access resources and take ownership of their academic plan. Please stop by and visit us! 

Contact

Office Hours: M-F 9:00am-4:00pm

Email: rayala3@sdsu.edu

Office Phone: 619-594-1148

Frequently Asked Questions

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